[arch-dev-public] gcc-4.6.0 toolchain in [testing]

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Sun Mar 27 18:07:58 EDT 2011

On 27/03/11 17:09, Allan McRae wrote:
> The gcc-4.6 toolchain rebuild has been uploaded to [testing]:
> gcc-4.6.0-1:
> - major upstream update. See http://gcc.gnu.org/gcc-4.6/changes.html
> - new dependency - cloog built with isl backend (replaces cloog-ppl)
> - remove elfutils dep (no longer needed)
> - clean-up of configure options
> - soname bump libobjc.so.2 -> .3
> - package gcc-go frontend
> - please test calling C/C++ code, please report results with and without
> libffi installed
> linux-api-headers-
> - update to latest version
> binutils-2.21-6:
> - new upstream snapshot from 2.21 branch
> - remove patch included upstream
> glibc-2.13-5:
> - patch futex issue rather than disabling it
> libtool-2.4-3:
> - gcc version bump rebuild
> Test suite results can be seen at
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/User:Allan/Toolchain . There are a
> few new failures in the gcc and binutils testsuites. Most appear
> unimportant, but I will investigate further before I consider moving
> this to [core]. I expect an update to binutils with quite a few
> backports soon (which may fix some of the gcc lto issues) and I will
> probably need to grab an updated gcc snapshot in a couple of weeks
> anyway...
> Note that I have not done the small libobjc rebuild yet so if you are
> using gnustep then you might want to hold off updating for a bit.

FYI, I took this toolchain for a spin by rebuilding the entire [core]. 
  The only new build failures were mdadm (due to a new warning - it uses 
-Werror), the old gcc package (due to increased strictness in ada), and 
the kernel26 and kernel26-lts packages (which I have not investigated).


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